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Shaun Anderson

Shaun Anderson

P | B/T: R/R | 6' 4" 225 | Age: 24
Draft: 2016 (Rd: 3, #88, Boston Red Sox) - Florida
Coral Springs, FL USA
Player Apps
MLB Rankings
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Spin
Curve Spin
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Exit Velocity
Hard Hit %
Pop Time
Framing
Outs Above Avg
Outfielder Jump
Sprint Speed
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Poor
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Great

Stats

W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2019 3 5 5.44 28 16 2 96.0 70 1.55
1 Season 3 5 5.44 28 16 2 96.0 70 1.55
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2019 28 3-5 5.44 96.0 70 1.55
1 Season 28 3-5 5.44 96.0 70 1.55

Standard MLB Pitching Statistics

SeasonTmLGBFWLERAGGSSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIP
2019 SF NL 427 3 5 5.44 28 16 2 96.0 111 61 58 13 38 70 1.55
*: All Star Season, Rankings AL/NL: Top 5 10 15 20      Click for Chart.

Scouting Report

Scouting grades: Fastball: 55 | Slider: 55 | Curveball: 50 | Changeup: 55 | Control: 55 | Overall: 50

The final pick (1,216th overall) in the 2013 Draft, Anderson turned down the Nationals to attend Florida, where he was part of pitching staffs that included five future first-rounders and perhaps as many as nine eventual big league starters. He started just one game in three years with the Gators before moving to the rotation full-time after signing with the Red Sox as a third-rounder in 2016. In his first full season with the Giants after coming to them along with right-hander Gregory Santos in exchange for Eduardo Nunez in July 2017, he developed into the system's top mound prospect, pitched in the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game and reached Triple-A.

Though he was stuck in the bullpen in college, Anderson has a mix of five effective pitches. He gets a lot of groundouts with his fastball, which sits at 91-94 mph and peaks at 96 with impressive sink and angle. His best secondary offering is a late-breaking mid-80s slider than he can turn into a upper-80s cutter when he wants.

Anderson also has a sinking, fading changeup that counteracts left-handers and a curveball to give hitters a softer, different look. Though he doesn't have a true plus pitch, he throws strikes with everything in his solid arsenal. Add in his strong makeup and San Francisco thinks it has the making of a mid-rotation starter.


Statcast - Pitching

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Launch Angle XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON Hard Hit % K % BB %
2019 1587 317 23 7.3 86.8 10.5 .294 .467 .349 .357 .398 37.1 16.4 8.9
ALL 1587 317 23 7.3 86.8 10.5 .294 .467 .349 .357 .398 37.1 16.4 8.9
MLB 40553 6.3 87.5 11.2 .251 .408 .318 .318 .371 34.5 21.7 8.3

Transactions

Team Date Transaction
08/24/2019 San Francisco Giants activated RHP Shaun Anderson from the 10-day injured list.
08/20/2019 San Francisco Giants sent RHP Shaun Anderson on a rehab assignment to Sacramento River Cats.
08/08/2019 San Francisco Giants placed RHP Shaun Anderson on the 10-day injured list. Right middle finger blister.
05/15/2019 San Francisco Giants selected the contract of RHP Shaun Anderson from Sacramento River Cats.
05/14/2019 RHP Shaun Anderson assigned to Sacramento River Cats from Giants Extended Spring Training.
05/11/2019 RHP Shaun Anderson assigned to Giants Extended Spring Training from Sacramento River Cats.
05/03/2019 RHP Shaun Anderson assigned to Sacramento River Cats from Giants Extended Spring Training.
04/29/2019 RHP Shaun Anderson assigned to Giants Extended Spring Training from Sacramento River Cats.
04/22/2019 RHP Shaun Anderson assigned to Sacramento River Cats from Giants Extended Spring Training.
04/19/2019 RHP Shaun Anderson assigned to Giants Extended Spring Training from Sacramento River Cats.
04/17/2019 RHP Shaun Anderson assigned to Sacramento River Cats from Giants Extended Spring Training.
04/13/2019 RHP Shaun Anderson assigned to Giants Extended Spring Training from Sacramento River Cats.
04/11/2019 RHP Shaun Anderson assigned to Sacramento River Cats from Giants Extended Spring Training.
04/08/2019 RHP Shaun Anderson assigned to Giants Extended Spring Training from Sacramento River Cats.
04/06/2019 RHP Shaun Anderson assigned to Sacramento River Cats from Giants Extended Spring Training.
04/05/2019 RHP Shaun Anderson assigned to Giants Extended Spring Training from Sacramento River Cats.
01/24/2019 San Francisco Giants invited non-roster RHP Shaun Anderson to spring training.
07/18/2018 RHP Shaun Anderson assigned to Sacramento River Cats from Richmond Flying Squirrels.
07/15/2018 Richmond Flying Squirrels placed RHP Shaun Anderson on the temporarily inactive list.
04/01/2018 RHP Shaun Anderson assigned to Richmond Flying Squirrels from San Jose Giants.
03/24/2018 RHP Shaun Anderson assigned to San Francisco Giants.
07/29/2017 RHP Shaun Anderson assigned to San Jose Giants.
07/26/2017 San Francisco Giants traded 3B Eduardo Nunez to Boston Red Sox for RHP Gregory Santos and RHP Shaun Anderson.
05/15/2017 RHP Shaun Anderson assigned to Salem Red Sox from Greenville Drive.
04/04/2017 RHP Shaun Anderson assigned to Greenville Drive from GCL Red Sox.
08/12/2016 RHP Shaun Anderson assigned to GCL Red Sox from Lowell Spinners.
07/03/2016 Boston Red Sox signed RHP Shaun Anderson.
07/03/2016 RHP Shaun Anderson assigned to Lowell Spinners.